Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun elucidation

2 senses of elucidation

Sense 1
elucidation -- (an act of explaining that serves to clear up and cast light on)
       => explanation -- (the act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible; "I heard his explanation of the accident")

Sense 2
clarification, elucidation, illumination -- (an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding; "the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook")
       => interpretation -- (an explanation that results from interpreting something; "the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence")

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